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Chicken heart vs. Lamb ribs — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Chicken heart and Lamb ribs?

  • Chicken heart is richer in Vitamin B12, Iron, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B5, Zinc, Copper, Vitamin B6, and Folate, yet Lamb ribs is richer in Selenium.
  • Chicken heart's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 211% higher.
  • Chicken heart has 5 times more Folate than Lamb ribs. Chicken heart has 72µg of Folate, while Lamb ribs has 15µg.
  • Chicken heart contains less Saturated Fat.

We used Chicken, heart, all classes, raw and Lamb, domestic, rib, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/4" fat, choice, cooked, roasted types in this comparison.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Iron +272.5%
Contains more Zinc +88.8%
Contains more Copper +200.9%
Contains more Manganese +368.4%
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Potassium +54%
Contains more Selenium +407%
Equal in Phosphorus - 166
Equal in Sodium - 73
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 224% 11% 76% 16% 10% 180% 116% 12% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 7% 60% 15% 72% 24% 10% 96% 39% 3% 119%
Contains more Iron +272.5%
Contains more Zinc +88.8%
Contains more Copper +200.9%
Contains more Manganese +368.4%
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Potassium +54%
Contains more Selenium +407%
Equal in Phosphorus - 166
Equal in Sodium - 73

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +68.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +246.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +306.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +227.3%
Contains more Folate +380%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +226.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +38.2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 0% 0% 11% 38% 168% 92% 154% 84% 54% 912% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 2% 0% 0% 23% 49% 127% 38% 26% 12% 279% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +68.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +246.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +306.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +227.3%
Contains more Folate +380%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +226.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +38.2%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +53.6%
Contains more Protein +35.8%
Contains more Fats +219.6%
Contains more Other +37.6%
16% 9% 74%
Protein: 15.55 g
Fats: 9.33 g
Carbs: 0.71 g
Water: 73.56 g
Other: 0.85 g
21% 30% 48%
Protein: 21.12 g
Fats: 29.82 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 47.89 g
Other: 1.17 g
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +53.6%
Contains more Protein +35.8%
Contains more Fats +219.6%
Contains more Other +37.6%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -79.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +24.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +428.3%
34% 31% 35%
Saturated Fat: 2.66 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.37 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.71 g
47% 46% 8%
Saturated Fat: 12.77 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 12.52 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.17 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -79.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +24.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +428.3%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Chicken heart Lamb ribs
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chicken heart Lamb ribs Opinion
Net carbs 0.71g 0g Chicken heart
Protein 15.55g 21.12g Lamb ribs
Fats 9.33g 29.82g Lamb ribs
Carbs 0.71g 0g Chicken heart
Calories 153kcal 359kcal Lamb ribs
Calcium 12mg 22mg Lamb ribs
Iron 5.96mg 1.6mg Chicken heart
Magnesium 15mg 20mg Lamb ribs
Phosphorus 177mg 166mg Chicken heart
Potassium 176mg 271mg Lamb ribs
Sodium 74mg 73mg Lamb ribs
Zinc 6.59mg 3.49mg Chicken heart
Copper 0.346mg 0.115mg Chicken heart
Manganese 0.089mg 0.019mg Chicken heart
Selenium 4.3µg 21.8µg Lamb ribs
Vitamin A 30IU 0IU Chicken heart
Vitamin A RAE 9µg 0µg Chicken heart
Vitamin E 0.1mg Lamb ribs
Vitamin C 3.2mg 0mg Chicken heart
Vitamin B1 0.152mg 0.09mg Chicken heart
Vitamin B2 0.728mg 0.21mg Chicken heart
Vitamin B3 4.883mg 6.75mg Lamb ribs
Vitamin B5 2.559mg 0.63mg Chicken heart
Vitamin B6 0.36mg 0.11mg Chicken heart
Folate 72µg 15µg Chicken heart
Vitamin B12 7.29µg 2.23µg Chicken heart
Tryptophan 0.199mg 0.247mg Lamb ribs
Threonine 0.704mg 0.904mg Lamb ribs
Isoleucine 0.833mg 1.019mg Lamb ribs
Leucine 1.355mg 1.642mg Lamb ribs
Lysine 1.303mg 1.865mg Lamb ribs
Methionine 0.376mg 0.542mg Lamb ribs
Phenylalanine 0.696mg 0.86mg Lamb ribs
Valine 0.88mg 1.139mg Lamb ribs
Histidine 0.408mg 0.669mg Lamb ribs
Cholesterol 136mg 97mg Lamb ribs
Saturated Fat 2.66g 12.77g Chicken heart
Monounsaturated Fat 2.37g 12.52g Lamb ribs
Polyunsaturated fat 2.71g 2.17g Chicken heart

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Chicken heart Lamb ribs
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
116%
Chicken heart
43%
Lamb ribs
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
67%
Chicken heart
44%
Lamb ribs

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Lamb ribs
Lamb ribs contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Lamb ribs
Lamb ribs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 39mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken heart
Chicken heart is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 10.11g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chicken heart
Chicken heart is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Chicken heart - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171458/nutrients
  2. Lamb ribs - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174323/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.